Milla Jovovich in 'Resident Evil: Afterlife'We're in the limbo between summer popcorn-movie season and serious Oscar-movie season. So there's only one new wide release this week, which is still more likely to spark popcorn sales than awards buzz. Keep an eye out, though, for big stars among this week's rush of art-house movies.

New in Theaters: 'Resident Evil: Afterlife'

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Wentworth Miller, Kim Coates, Shawn Roberts, Sergio Peris-Mencheta
Directed by:Paul W.S. Anderson
What It's About: In the fourth installment of the popular videogame/horror franchise, Jovovich is back as zombie-fighter Alice. Five years after the zombiepocalypse, she's the Omega Woman, looking for survivors. Rumors that Los Angeles is a haven for the uninfected turn out to be, um, overly optimistic.
Why Should You See It? This one's shot in state-of-the-art, James Cameron-approved 3-D. Fans of the games should inside references and more fidelity to the game play. For everyone else, well, it's another opportunity to see the waiflike Jovovich prove once again that she's actually a credible, sleek action heroine.
You Might Like It If You Like: The first three 'Resident Evil' movies, 'Aliens,''28 Weeks Later'
Killers Movie Poster
Based on 22 critics

Three years after a fateful trip to the French Riviera, Jen (Katherine Heigl) enjoys the good life in... Read More

Resident Evil: Afterlife Movie Poster
Resident Evil: Afterlife
Based on 14 critics

In a world overrun with the walking dead, Alice (Milla Jovovich) continues her battle against Umbrella... Read More

MacGruber Movie Poster
Based on 24 critics

In the decade since his fiancee was killed, an Army Ranger, Green Beret and Navy SEAL rolled into one... Read More

Legendary Movie Poster
Based on 17 critics

Hoping that his estranged brother (John Cena) will train him, a scrawny teenager (Devon Graye) joins... Read More

I'm Still Here Movie Poster
I'm Still Here
Based on 33 critics

Director Casey Affleck follows Joaquin Phoenix as he carries out a plan to retire from acting and concentrate... Read More

Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him)? Movie Poster
Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him)?
Based on 9 critics

Brian Wilson, Yoko Ono and Robin Williams are among Nilsson's friends, family and colleagues who delve... Read More

Lovely, Still Movie Poster
Lovely, Still
Based on 11 critics

Martin (Martin Landau), a perennial bachelor, is surprised when his new neighbor Mary (Ellen Burstyn)... Read More

Solitary Man Movie Poster
Solitary Man
Based on 31 critics

A series of bad decisions upends car dealer Ben Kalmen's (Michael Douglas) business, his wandering eye... Read More

Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould Movie Poster
Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould
Based on 9 critics

The life of pianist Glenn Gould. Read More

The Romantics Movie Poster
The Romantics
Based on 20 critics

Longtime rivalries resurface in the hours before a woman (Anna Paquin) is scheduled to marry the former... Read More